Entries Tagged as 'design'

Shades Designed by Beck

February 27th, 2012

What’s Beck been up to the past few years besides not making new records? Designing sunglasses for Oliver Peoples, of course. Amazingly, these frames have been in development for two years with Beck being “very involved” in the process. Beck drew inspiration from his personal collection of dead stock 80’s sunglasses, which is why they […]

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The Misfits want…

January 21st, 2011

Speaks for itself. [via agent45]

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A Rock ‘n Roll Map of Manhattan

December 1st, 2010

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Teen-Beat 432 / Teen-Beat Graphica Exhibition

November 24th, 2010

I wish I had made it to this… So cool!

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MTV stands for what exactly?

February 9th, 2010

With MTV’s removal of the words “Music Television” from its iconic logo, the reality network finally admits, however passively, that music is in no way a driving force behind its existence anymore. This is news to absolutely no one, much less to the train-wreck-craving rubberneckers who seem glued to watching Guidos confirm that America is […]

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A Visual History of Loudness or Why Compression Makes Music Sound Like Balls (in Poster Form)

January 13th, 2010

NPR piece on compression and the trending of loudness in modern music.  Anchor Robert Siegel interviews legendary mastering genius Bob Ludwig, who has 40 years of experience in sound engineering. He references the following YouTube clip entitled “The Loudness War” as an example of the decline in dynamic range.

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Morrissey, Prince and Bowie

December 9th, 2009

Every time I see this, I chuckle.

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